LOWENSTEIN, Katherin Wendy
Also known as: née Robertson, Wendy
Died: 16/10/2006Special Achievements:
1974 - Her first [self-]published book Shocking, Shocking: the improper play rhymes of Australian Children.
1977 - Co-author of The Immigrants, with Morag Loh.
1978 - Author of Weevils in the Flour.
1980 - Lowenstein co-authored the revised edition of Cinderella dressed in Yella.
1982 – She created Bookworkers Press.
1982 - Published and co-authored Under the Hook: Melbourne waterside workers remember: 1900-1980, with Tom Hills.
1982 - Lowenstein was a founding member of the Victorian Branch of the Oral History Association of Australia.
Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne.
Graduate studies in teaching and librarianship.
Journalist with the Radio Times.
Editor for Youth Voice.
1952 - She co-founded the Victorian Folk Lore Society.
Edited for fifteen years the magazine Gumsucker's Gazette, later renamed Australian Tradition.
1965 – She helped organise the first Port Phillip Folk Festival, which evolved into the National Folk Festival, now an annual Easter event in Canberra.